11 Senior Officers promoted
By Azaraimy HH

With the consent of His Majesty and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam, Royal Brunei Armed Forces Commander, Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General Dato Paduka Seri Hj Halbi Hj Md Yussof, announced that 11 of its Senior Officers have been promoted.

A promotion ceremony for them took place yesterday at the Officers' Mess, Bolkiah Garrison.

Pehin Datu Lailaraja Major General Dato Paduka Seri Hj Halbi was also at hand as its guest of honour to present the rank insignias. Also in attendance were Service Commanders and Commandants, Senior Officers and Officers of the Royal Brunei Armed Forces and Ministry of Defence, as well as friends and family members of the promoted officers.

Promoted to Acting Lieutenant Colonel were 254 Major (L) Hj Aznan Hj Julaihi, 277 Major (U) Hj Rahim @ Hj Abdur Rahim Hj Abd Karim, 290 Major (L) Abang Abas Abang Hj Omarzuki and 309 Major (L) Pg Norazmi Pg Muhammad.

Promoted to Substantive Lieutenant Colonel were 169 Acting Lieutenant Colonel Pg Mohd Noor Pg Hj Muhidin, 219 Acting Lieutenant Colonel Hj Harif Hj Abd Latif, 231 Acting Lieutenant Colonel (U) Wardi Hj Abd Latif, 258 Acting Lieutenant Colonel (U) Hj Zainal Abidin Hj Yaakub, 291 Acting Lieutenant Colonel (U) Hj Hamsani Hj Abd Hamid, 234 Acting Lieutenant Colonel Mohd Arifin Hj Mohd Tarif and 400 Acting Lieutenant Colonel (U) Amir Hamzah Hj Hanafi. - Bornoe Bulletin (28th Jan 2006)